Hexiwear – a wearable development kit for the IoT era

By on February 24, 2016

Create your own smartwatch, remote sensor tag, or sophisticated home controller with this small, sleek, BLE-enabled, low power dev kit.

The six sides represent the six reasons why Hexiwear is so great:

  • Compact wearable form factor
  • Low power
  • Expandability
  • Connectivity
  • Availability (open source)
  • Community


Hexiwear is a wearable development kit for the Internet of Things era. A small and sleek, low-power device packed with sensors to quantify yourself and the world around you.


  • MCU: NXP Kinetis K64 MCU (ARM® Cortex®-M4, 120 MHz, 1M Flash, 256K SRAM)
  • BLE: NXP Kinetis KW4x (ARM® Cortex®-M0+, Bluetooth Low Energy & 802.15.4 Wireless MCU)
  • 3D Accelerometer and 3D Magnetometer: NXP FXOS8700CQ
  • 3-Axis Digital Gyroscope: NXP FXAS21002
  • Absolute Digital Pressure sensor: NXP MPL3115A2R1
  • 600 mA Single-cell Li-Ion/Li-Polymer Battery Charger: NXP MC34671
  • Light-to-digital converter: TAOS TSL2561
  • Digital humidity and temperature sensor: MEAS HTU21D
  • Heart-rate sensor: Maxim’s MAX30101
  • 1.1” full color OLED display
  • Haptic feedback engine
  • 190 mAh 2C Li-Po battery
  • Capacitive touch interface
  • 8 MB of additional Flash memory

It is a real do-anything device. Digitalized self, pedometer, weather station, movement sensor,  motion capture.

Right now on Kickstarter, 38 days to go!

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